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article 19 August 2014 UK
Rail passengers will have to pay an extra 3.5 per cent for their season tickets in January on top of the big increases they have seen since the last election (Getty)
Fair fares? Cost of rail tickets rises as wages stagnate

Rail passengers will have to pay an extra 3.5 per cent for their season tickets in January on top of the big increases they have seen since the last election.

article 13 August 2014 UK
As joblessness continues to fall, self-employment has reached record levels. But there is concern about the types of jobs being created.
Youth unemployment: is working for yourself the answer?

As joblessness continues to fall, self-employment has reached record levels. But there is concern about the types of jobs being created.

article 12 August 2014 UK
With signs that the housing market may be cooling, first-time buyers are out in force. So who are these people and how long will the good times last? (Getty)
How 29-year-olds are boosting housing market

With signs that the housing market may be cooling, first-time buyers are out in force. So who are these people and how long will the good times last?

article 29 July 2014 UK
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by 'Perhaps no greater turn-off to the British female'

Long commutes, leaving parties early and being a turn-off to potential dates: young people reveal all about the highs and lows of being forced back to their family home.

article 29 July 2014 UK
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by Nearly 2m living with their parents - despite having a job

Getting a job is hard enough. But one in four working 20 to 34-year-olds are forced to live with their parents because of rising costs. How does your area compare? Check out our clickable heatmap.

article 04 July 2014 UK
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Clegg wants to boost the north - any ideas?!

Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg wants ideas from the public on how to boost growth in the north of England. Here are some of your suggestions so far...

video 17 June 2014 World

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Why does my house earn more than me? - video

News that UK house prices are soaring echoes economist Thomas Piketty's warning that in the west we can now earn more by owning things than by working. Will the social fabric disintegrate as a result?

video 17 June 2014 France

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'These issues are beyond left and right' - video

French economist Thomas Piketty and Ryan Bourne, of the Institute of Economic Affairs, debate the Frenchman's call for a global tax on high earners to ensure a fairer distribution of wealth.

article 13 June 2014 UK
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What would happen if interest rates rise?

After more than five years at record low levels, an interest rate rise could be on its way. But why has the Bank of England suggested it and what effect would it have?